health

Dietary Supplements: Are They Helpful or Harmful?

  Most experts agree that taking a daily multivitamin to augment your daily intake of nutrients is helpful, safe and not harmful to your health.  A balanced nutritious diet that limits excess calories, saturated fat, trans fat, sodium and dietary cholesterol, is always the best solution for a healthy body. Who Needs Dietary Supplementation There are some instances when dietary supplementation is needed to correct deficiencies of particular vitamins or… Read More »Dietary Supplements: Are They Helpful or Harmful?

#HealthTipThursday: The Benefits Of Reconnecting With Nature

  “There I feel that nothing can befall me in life—no disgrace, no calamity (leaving me my eyes), which nature cannot repair.”  – Ralph Waldo Emerson Nature has a positive impact on our brains, bodies, feelings, thought processes, and social interactions.  Over 100 studies have shown this to be true.  The positive impact of nature helps us to nurture openness, creativity, connection, generosity and resilience.  This is true whether we… Read More »#HealthTipThursday: The Benefits Of Reconnecting With Nature

Health Tip Thursday: Antioxidant Rich Foods

  Antioxidant-packed foods protect healthy tissue in your body by destroying free radicals and also help in fighting and preventing cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease and other chronic conditions.  Free radicals are formed through normal body processes and through exposure to sun, pollution, cigarette smoke, stress, and the intake of unhealthy food and alcoholic beverages. The Top 20 Antioxidant-Rich Foods So how do you get these powerhouse antioxidants to work… Read More »Health Tip Thursday: Antioxidant Rich Foods